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Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre



Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre is the biggest musical theatres of the republic. The first performance of musical comedy of U.Hajibeyov, written in 1909 Husband and Wife took place in circus building of Nikitin Brothers in Baku on May 24, 1910. With this performance the Musical Comedy Theatre of Azerbaijan was founded.
Until 1938, the musical comedies were played at Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theater. In 1938 the musical comedy (with Azerbaijani and Russian sectors) theatre was organized and in September of that year was granted an official status of the Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre. In 1939, the first Azerbaijan Soviet musical comedy Five manat worth bride (S. Rustamov), Husband and Wife, Married single and later Whose wedding? (A. Mashadibeyov), Red Rose (S. Hajibeyov), and at the Russian section of the theater Blue mazurka (F. Leqar), Arshin mal alan (U. Hajibeyov), Queen of the Circus (I.Kalman) Wedding in Malinovka (B. Alexandrov), etc. were performed.
Since 1940 theatre was in leading position in the cultural life of Azerbaijan.
During 1988-1992 the absence of building of the theater and the socio-political events in republic at those days, as well as Karabakh events had an impact on artistic activity of creative collective of the theater, but later the theater stepped on a new development stage. The collective began to prepare new performances one after one and enriched the repertoire: This or that, Musical soul, Love on the stage, Farewell, Everyone’s own star, Ten thousand dollars relaxation, Crazy World, King for a day, Banker fiancée, Love Game, etc.
Now, at the rich repertoire of the theater was formed in Azerbaijani and Russian sectors.

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